The Investigation that Haunts Me

Content Warning: This blog post discusses the death of a child. To continue reading, scroll down.       via GIPHY  I arrived at the residence sometime after 11:00 a.m. The decedent was a nine-year-old girl. She was on the floor of the living room. Her mother was at her side, crying. The day before, her mother received a call […]

The Prevert Invasion

Dear Diary, I suffered the most harrowing ordeal over the weekend. It started on Saturday. Something very strange was going on. Momma was going up and down the stairs, carrying stuff. Toys were being put away. Toilets were being cleaned. She was cleaning!!!! And when Momma cleans, that can only mean one thing. Grandma is coming! And she’s probably bringing […]

Last Week Tonight

John Oliver sums up the difference between a medical examiner and a coroner beautifully in this episode of Last Week Tonight! And he’s much more entertaining than I am. Check out this clip!   Thanks for shopping Snark, Sass, & Sarcasm! I’ll see you next time.

Scheduling Station 19

“You are a very happy man!” “Uh huh,” my husband muttered as he sat reading the news on his tablet. “No,” I said. “I don’t think you understand. You are a very happy man.” “I feel like I’m supposed to ask why but I’m a little afraid to,” he said, setting down his tablet. “You are a happy man because Station 19, Grey’s Anatomy, and The […]

Search Warrants

“I think I’m going to put in for a search warrant. What do you think?” The detective asked. “The search warrant is your call, but—” I looked around the apartment. There were streaks of blood on the carpeting that looked like drag marks. Blood was smeared on several of the walls as well. The decedent was lying face down on […]

On Someone’s Shit List

Becky sobbed uncontrollably. “How could she be so insensitive?” “Oh, Sweetie,” Clarissa said, “You know how that woman can be. Always thinking about herself.” Clarissa rocked Becky in her arms. Judy came out of the kitchen carrying a tray with a teapot and several steaming mugs. She placed the tray down on the coffee table, placed coasters down in front of Clarissa […]

A Shocking Death

It was the middle of summer. A bright, sunny day. The victim was found in her backyard. She was lying on a plastic chaise chair, wearing a swimsuit. Next to the chair was a free-standing fan that was plugged into an extension cord. The victim’s hand was resting on top of the fan. There were no signs of trauma or […]